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Each year, Orange County hosts millions of visitors who have a huge economic impact on Orange County. The impact of the tourism industry in Chapel Hill and the neighboring communities is wide spread – creating jobs, funding town and county services and supporting our quality of life. Below is more information on how tourism benefits Orange County.

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Research data comparing 2006 to 2008

Leisure Travel Study

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